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#2552595 11/28 GDT - Red Wings @ Devils - 7:00 PM EST

Posted by sleepwalker on 28 November 2014 - 10:11 PM

Nail biter for sure.


Glad Petr got a chance to redeem himself after that bad 1st and 3rd goal.


Like others, while I had hope, I wasn't quite sure what would happen this season, but am being pleasantly surprised almost weekly.

#2552107 11/26 GDT : Philadelphia Flyers 2 at Red Wings 5

Posted by marcaractac on 26 November 2014 - 08:10 PM

Remember that time everyone wanted Weiss gone forever? Lol


Not everyone! I always had his back haha

#2542887 Weiss

Posted by LeftWinger on 21 October 2014 - 05:05 PM

...at least he isn't playing Cleary and sitting Weiss. That would be the telling point there! I hope baby steps are what we need for Weiss.  If he could get that 50 point action going again, then that would be great! Lets hope we don't have another player that we keep saying "if he returns to form" with.  I think its obvious that certain player is really struggling to re-become what he was in 08-09, and I hope the same doesn't happen to Weiss. We could really use him...

#2531700 Confused on the direction of this team going forward

Posted by Euro_Twins on 11 July 2014 - 09:37 PM

Don't worry Kenny's got a firm grip on the wheel.




i Can't, I... just... Can't... stop... watching...

wait babs is black lol

#2526098 Wings to have face to face with Matt Niskanen

Posted by kipwinger on 27 June 2014 - 11:56 AM


She needed to keep her yap shut and just be glad she's got a free ride at life. Yeah, I'm still a little sour about it.


No doubt!  I mean, since he's the one making all the money she probably shouldn't have any say in their join decision making at all.  It would probably be best if she could hold off having opinions or even talking as well.  Better yet, she should probably just lock herself in a cage in the basement and only be allowed out when Ryan Suter says so.  I mean, he makes money and she has "a free ride" so its not unreasonable to expect her to abdicate her say in their future plans for a life of domestic slavery. 

#2517204 ECQF - Game 5 - Red Wings at Bruins - 3:00 PM EST

Posted by ShanahanMan on 26 April 2014 - 05:04 PM

I absolutely hate hearing, "they just need more experience, they'll be ready in a few years, growing pains." Absolute bulls***.  


What about Krug? What about Hamilton? What about Riley Smith? How come they don't need "just a bit more experience". These guys have just as much experience as our young guys and absolutely destroyed them.


It's not experience, it's talent and our team has very little. 

#2515650 ECQF - Game 4 - Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2 (F/OT)

Posted by VM1138 on 24 April 2014 - 10:50 PM

I think Babcock is guilty of coaching for the individual. He's so busy managing egos and delicate psyches they he sometimes makes bizarre decisions. Like Glendening taking crucial face-offs, or his coddling of other players. Which is fine sometimes. But in a crucial playoff game, screw building confidence and go with what will win. Sent from my ADR6350 using Tapatalk 2

#2513782 ADQF | Game 3 | Boston 3 @ Detroit 0, BOS leads series 2-1

Posted by BottleOfSmoke on 22 April 2014 - 07:56 PM


Lol Mick are you new here?

#2504598 Hypothetical

Posted by rick zombo on 02 April 2014 - 01:43 PM

Considering the league didn't step in when we traded a fisrt rounder for Quincey, I'm going to go ahead and say no.

#2502731 They Call me...Tater Salad

Posted by 55fan on 28 March 2014 - 09:37 PM


Kick me out?  You and whose army?



Seriously, he does need to respect his neighbours.  There's a time and place for partying, and we should find as many times and places as we wish. 

(I hope my neighbours see this.  Loud bastards.)

#2500277 Looking for a picture of the retired numbers w St. Nick's #5

Posted by deadmeat on 23 March 2014 - 09:55 PM

I see you already have one in your sig. but if you need it still here is one my cousin took at tonight's game..

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#2493347 Legwand to Detroit for Eaves, Jarnkrok + cond 3rd/2nd

Posted by Dabura on 09 March 2014 - 12:20 AM

Holland's responsibility is to keep Detroit in the hunt. He's not going to stand pat and throw in the season towel just so we can horde B caliber prospects.


Jarnkrok is not "B caliber." Again, Can we stop acting like he's a nobody? He was arguably our best prospect, and we have a deep pool.


I agree with the rest, though.


Well, actually, you may be painting Holland as a wee bit more proactive and aggressive and on-top-of-things than he really is/was. It took losing Helm to concussion protocol - on top of major setbacks to Weiss and Datsyuk (on top of Zetterberg's 12-year rehab) - for him to do something. It's possible we don't lose Jarnkrok if Holland doesn't wait until the last minute. Poile knew he was dealing with a very desperate man.


I think we can all agree that trading is not one of Ken Holland's areas of expertise.

#2493204 Mark Fayne

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 08 March 2014 - 03:06 PM


Yeah, but I think Doughty plays better when paired with a solid defensive type, like Vlasic in the Olympics. Even Kronwall makes mistakes, but I still think he's a bit more consistent than Doughty.


I wouldn't want Matt Greene though. He's a 3rd pairing guy and would get caught up in a glut of defenseman here (Smith, Kindl, Lashoff, Almquist, etc.) He's more solid defensively than any of our kids, but doesn't have enough upside to stay in the lineup IMO.


We need a true top 4 type to join Kronwall, Ericsson, and DeKeyser. Basically we need D-man much better than Quincey to take his spot. That should be the main priority as I think all the kids will essentially fight for the bottom 2 spots.


I agree about Doughty.  When paired with a more defensive guy he's able to jump into plays and is a more dynamic player.  Often when his production dips it's because he's without someone like Willie Mitchell to be paired with, so he has to play more conservatively. 


All good points regarding Greene. I'm probably biased because I've always liked the way he plays.  He's an old school "ram you facefirst into the glass over and over as you hold the puck along the boards" kind of player.    The Wings could use more of that.  Though Lashoff could potentially be a Matt Greene type player anyway.  I keep forgetting he's only 23.  


A more consistent Quincey-like player would make a big difference.  Kindl is a plug at this point who only warrants icetime if there's injuries.  Unfortunately he's a plug they signed until 2017, but I wish they'd cut bait with the guy and give his icetime to players that still have some hope of developing (Smith, Lashoff, Almquist).

#2493134 UFA/RFA Re-Signing, What Does Everyone Get?

Posted by Nev on 08 March 2014 - 10:30 AM

You guys are ridiculously undervaluing Tatar and DD.  Someone can offer sheet them $3.3M AAV and only have to give up a 2nd in compensation.

#2492810 Mark Fayne

Posted by BottleOfSmoke on 07 March 2014 - 09:15 PM

But without the high.


Kyle Quincey--all of the brain cell death, none of the satisfaction!